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Managing your Library Reserves

What is Library Reserves?

Library Reserves now provides instructors an easy way of creating, accessing, and managing course resources. Instructors can build, maintain, and share reading lists that include all material types such as books, articles, and media. 

Powered by Leganto, a customizable course readings platform, you can access and edit your redesigned Library Reserves lists at https://bit.ly/csusmlibraryreserve  or through the Canvas course navigation menu by clicking "Library Reserves".

Canvas course navigation menu

Faculty Benefits

  • Create dynamic reading lists gathered from a range of sources including the Library collection, internet, and multimedia resources
  • Annotate citations to provide students with notes 
  • Easily manage and update resources for all your classes
  • View student engagement through the number of views and likes for citations
  • Easily customize sections and citations

Student Benefits

  • Library reserve material can now be accessed through Canvas 
  • View due back times for physical reserves 
  • View due dates for sections and citations
  • Students can keep track of readings by marking them as 'Read'